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Amazon fires, elephant die-offs, arboreal social distancing: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

July 6, 2020
In case you missed it: Approximately 2,248 fires burned through the Brazilian Amazon in June, more than 350 elephants in Botswana have died from unknown causes in recent months and several tree species avoid contact with each other to prevent the spread of disease.
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Conservation ‘home run,’ German forests, holiday returns: 3 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

December 30, 2019
In case you missed it: A collaboration between fishers and conservationists is helping fish populations rebound in California, climate change is threatening Germany's forests and the surge of holiday returns will result in massive amounts of emissions and waste.
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Your fall reading list: nature edition

By Kiley Price

November 13, 2019
Five books about nature that you need to add to your reading list.
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Indigenous leader killed, submerged cities, gorilla victory, California wildfires: 4 stories you may have missed

By Kiley Price

November 4, 2019
In case you missed it: An indigenous leader was killed by illegal loggers, new research shows that rising sea levels could submerge several major cities by 2050, gorilla populations are on the rise and the California wildfires are fueled by climate change.
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‘Nature Now’: In new film, climate heavyweights make plea for the planet

By Kiley Price

September 19, 2019
A new film, featuring youth climate activist Greta Thunberg and writer George Monbiot, highlights nature's ability to help stop climate breakdown.
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